77% said, “overpriced home.”
32% said, “cluttered space.”
34% said, “Showing availability.”
The other results include, 21% “unwilling to negotiate,” 20% “Won’t make repairs,” and 28% said, “unpleasant odors,” presumably pet odors. In other words, according to the 1,000 real estate agents asked, “It’s all your fault,” you—being the home seller. The client.
My question is, if agents know these are the mistakes that home sellers make, why do they not step in and instruct clients of ways to avoid these mistakes? And second, if they refuse, why does the agent accept that homeowner as a client? I mean, isn’t that the whole purpose of retaining a real estate agent, in the first place, to make use of his experience and expertise? Why would any agent work with someone who ignores their best advice?Continue Reading …